The Green Climate Fund is supposed to finance the world’s shift away from fossil fuels. But fossil fuel-funding banks are eager to get on board.
Last fall, IPS called the World Bank out on its failure to act on its own cleaner energy strategies. Will the institution put its money where its mouth is this time?
Join IPS and ILRF for a roundtable discussion about the Washington Consensus and the Development Debate in 2016 with the author of “Beyond Apologies” to reflect on re-defining the economics of wellbeing.
A Canadian oil conglomerate is suing the U.S. over its actions to protect the climate. It’s a small taste of what could come under the TPP.
The TPP doesn’t just put jobs at risk. It rewrites the rules of business for big corporations—just ask Pope Francis.
Hundreds denounced a secret tribunal housed at the World Bank that is getting ready to rule on a case that could determine the future of El Salvador’s water supply.
IPS’ Climate Policy Program host the release of a book about climate change, people, what is, what was, and what might be.
Hundreds of protesters recently gathered at the World Bank to shame a gold mining firm’s shakedown of one of Central America’s poorest countries.
Join Institute for Policy Studies’ Global Economy Project and other allies on El Salvador’s Independence Day for a demonstration to say “yes” to life, “no” to mining by protesting the free trade agreements like the TPP!
Institutions are starting to recognize that fossil fuels are part of a bygone era – and that the time to invest in clean energy alternatives is now.
Experts discuss the role of renewable energy in alleviating global energy poverty during a panel at the spring IMF and World Bank Group meetings.
If the World Bank were serious about bringing energy access to the poor, it would dedicate the majority of its lending to do so.
Some 300 groups urge World Bank to reject lawsuit that would devastate nation’s water
Coal is a bad investment – for the poorest, for those consuming the power, for the World Bank, and more broadly, for all of us.
Hopefully, this is the dawn of a new day, when public financing of coal mines and power plants around the world is no longer acceptable. After 16 years of persistent pressure from IPS and other groups, our government seems to finally be listening.